1945 South American Basketball Championship

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Tournament details
Host nation Ecuador
Dates 17 July - 2 August
Teams 6
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  Brazil (2nd title)

The South American Basketball Championship 1945 was the twelfth South American Basketball Championship. It was held in Guayaquil, Ecuador and won by the Brazil national basketball team. Six teams competed, including Colombia in their first appearance. After an experiment with a two-round tournament two years earlier, the 1945 competition returned to a single round format.

Final rankings[edit]

  1.  Brazil
  2.  Uruguay
  3.  Argentina
  4.  Chile
  5.  Ecuador
  6.  Colombia

Results[edit]

Each team played the other five teams once, for a total of five games played by each team and 15 overall in the preliminary round.

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1  Brazil 10 5 0 233 170 +63
2  Uruguay 9 4 1 231 181 +50
3  Argentina 8 3 2 271 239 +32
4  Chile 7 2 3 208 187 +21
5  Ecuador 6 1 4 209 206 +3
6  Colombia 5 0 5 180 349 -169
Brazil 31 - 26 Uruguay
Brazil 53 - 51 Argentina
Brazil 50 - 42 Chile
Brazil 30 - 26 Ecuador
Brazil 69 - 25 Colombia
Uruguay 55 - 49 Argentina
Uruguay 35 - 30 Chile
Uruguay 47 - 30 Ecuador
Uruguay 68 - 41 Colombia
Argentina 41 - 37 Chile
Argentina 50 - 42 Ecuador
Argentina 80 - 52 Colombia
Chile 41 - 37 Ecuador
Chile 58 - 24 Colombia
Ecuador 74 - 38 Colombia

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